The following contemporary Australasian composers have works in various ANZCA publications.
The chart below includes sufficient General Knowledge information on these composers for most practical exam levels.
With the exception of New Zealand’s Sandra Lynch, all are regarded as Australian composers, regardless of their respective country of birth.
For examination General Knowledge purposes, a description such as (e.g.) “David Urquhart-Jones is an Australian composer who was born in Scotland” is recommended.
|Composer||Year and place of birth||Works include|
|Yvonne Anthony||1943, Oxford, England||Don's Day Out; Dancin' to Brazil; Black Mountain Boogie; Right-Hand Man|
|Kerin Bailey||1949, Kadina, SA, Australia||Mellow Mood; Miss Miles; Latin Break; Triplet Falls|
|Rosalind Carlson||1937, Wahroonga, NSW, Australia||The Galloping Horse; Waterfall in Spring; Cat and Kittens; Australian Bushfire|
|Jaye Celman||1931, Melbourne, Vic., Australia||Puppet on a String; Touch of Spring; Bogie Boogie; Big Brass Band|
|Andrew Craggs||1967, Melbourne, Vic, Australia||Serenade; Bill's Lunchbox; Feline Fine; Jumpin' George|
|Teresa Filmer||1942, Melbourne, Vic, Australia||Piggy's Polka; Willow Wisp|
|Maureen Grieve||1943, Adelaide, SA, Australia||Swinging; Turnabout; Warriors|
|Alan Griffiths||1967, Malawi||Rhapsody and Fantasia; A Touch of Tango|
|Glenn R. Hunter||1953, Geelong, Vic, Australia||Stompin' Around; A Summer Song; Boogie Etude; Stand and Deliver|
|Yvonne Johnson||1954, Launceston, Tas., Australia||Slapstick; The Ol' Time Rag|
|Shaun Jones||1981, Melbourne, Vic., Australia||Bouncin' Blues; Debut Rag|
|Robert Keane||1948, Townsville, Qld., Australia||Boats on Botany Bay; Bungy Boogie; Cats are Cute; Thursday Excursion|
|Hartung Klix||1962, Altona, Germany||Mexican Standoff; The White Tulips; Drag Your Shoes Blues; Pop Ballad #1|
|Ian Ladd||1954, Geelong, Vic., Australia||Sneak; Latinesca; Steam Train Boogie; Wagons Ho!|
|Tony Llewellyn||1956, Caerffli, Wales||The "I Can Do Blues" Blues; Saddlin' Up; New Shoes; True Blue Blues|
|Sandra Lynch||1969, Thames, New Zealand||Japanese Winter; A Day in Italy; Showin' Off!; Chinatown|
|Mark Murphy||1966, Melbourne, Vic., Australia||Lineal Larry; The Carlton Concerto; Cold Pies|
|Michelle Nelson||1962, Melbourne, Vic., Australia||Psychedelic Strings; Jimi Explodes; Shadows of Summer; Cool Bossa|
|Peterpaul Raymakers||1964, Melbourne, Vic., Australia||Winter's Dawn; Song of the Lyrebird; First Light|
|David Urquhart-Jones||1930, Glasgow, Scotland||Parkview in Springtime; A Touch of Spain; Dreaming; Waltz in G Minor|